Author: Roper St. Francis Healthcare

10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

Trailblazers, innovators and wartime heroines Women have been making their mark in medicine for centuries Women have made significant contributions
Keeping a Routine in Times of Change

Keeping a Routine in Times of Change

These are challenging times for us all. Parents are wearing many hats right now, caring for ourselves, our children and
Sonia lost a lot of weight, but gained much more

Sonia lost a lot of weight, but gained much more

During her younger years, Sonia spent most of her time caring for the needs of her family, while often ignoring
HIV/AIDS Infection Rates Continue to Rise in the South

HIV/AIDS Infection Rates Continue to Rise in the South

  Understanding, diagnosing and treating HIV and AIDS has come a long way since the early 1980s, when the virus
Adults with ADHD: resolve to reach your goals

Adults with ADHD: resolve to reach your goals

  For many, the new year brings resolutions and the desire to get organized. But for some adults, staying focused
Teammate Honored for Her Heroic Actions

Teammate Honored for Her Heroic Actions

One Roper St. Francis Healthcare teammate recently was recognized with an award for her heroic actions in helping to find
Teammate Surprises Patient with Autographed Jersey

Teammate Surprises Patient with Autographed Jersey

One morning while rounding on patients, I had the pleasure of meeting Gary Parliment, a patient who had suffered a
Health Strategies for the New Year

Health Strategies for the New Year

New year, new you. That’s the attitude many of us take as the calendar turns to a new year, a
Are You Suffering from Indoor Winter Allergies?

Are You Suffering from Indoor Winter Allergies?

There aren’t many grasses, trees or flowers pollinating this time of year, yet you have itchy eyes and a shopping
Is It the Holiday Blues or Something More Serious?

Is It the Holiday Blues or Something More Serious?

When to seek help, and when to take matters into your own hands During the busy holiday season, you may
Dr. Elizabeth Kline Achieves Milestone for Thoracic Robotic Surgeries

Dr. Elizabeth Kline Achieves Milestone for Thoracic Robotic Surgeries

A 59-year old woman will live cancer free after a life-saving surgery Monday that cured her early stage lung cancer.
Breathe Easy: Be in the Know About Vaping

Breathe Easy: Be in the Know About Vaping

Lung-related illnesses linked to the use of vaping devices have caught the attention of many across the U.S. Some states
Going Viral: Measles, Mumps Making a Comeback

Going Viral: Measles, Mumps Making a Comeback

With school back in session, back-to-school germs tend to spread. It’s the time of year when fevers, runny noses, coughs
Take Control of Your Breast Health

Take Control of Your Breast Health

October may be Breast Cancer Awareness month, but taking control of your breast health is more than a one-month commitment.